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Visiting Associate Professor Anthony MoffaWhy tax policy may be the planet’s last best hope

By Anthony Moffa, Visiting Associate Professor

President-elect Trump will take the oath of office with an ambitious tax reform agenda in tow.  A cornerstone of that proposed reform package will be a reduction in the corporate income tax rate.  On the campaign trail, and in published policy proposals…

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Student attorneys in the Refugee & Human Rights Clinic win asylum case

By Clinical Professor Anna Welch

After five years of zealous advocacy by more than a dozen students in the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic (RHRC), the Immigration Court in Boston granted RHRC client, D.M., asylum yesterday following a compelling and emotionally-touching hearing. He was represented by Student Attorneys Eliza Mette ’17 and Felix Hagenimana ’18…

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Maine Law in the News

Associate Professor Richard ChenProfessor Chen selected for Local Rules Advisory Committee

The Hon. Nancy Torresen, Chief United States District Judge for the District of Maine, recently announced that Professor Richard Chen was selected by the Court to serve on the District Court Local Rules Advisory Committee. The Local Rules Advisory Committee studies the rules of practice, makes recommendations to the Court concerning its rules and procedures, and is a vital link between the practicing bar and the Court.

2016 Procurement ConferenceMaine Law partners with ABA to host procurement law conference

The University of Maine School of Law recently partnered with the ABA Section of Public Contract Law to host a conference on “The Convergence of Federal and State/Local Procurement Law.” The Conference took place in Portland, Maine on October 6 – 8, 2016.

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